Author Archives: cdbjazz

October 2, 2010

I love New York. Love it. Am watching (on Netflix) a great history of the city by Ric Burns. It has always been a remarkable, strange, colorful, scary, brilliant, controversial, crazy and cutting edge place. I love being here. These … Continue reading

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April 12, 2010

Spring has sprung here in NYC. Pink, purple, white and green blooming everywhere (well, sort of everywhere). I’m really excited to be involved in many great projects as well as looking forward to some of my favorite annuals. I love … Continue reading

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August 15, 2009

Mid-August!? Wow. Well, here’s how I spent my summer vacation… June’s highlight was a 2 week trip to Juneau, where I researched my father’s first cousin, Mary Joyce. A remarkable story, an amazing woman, and a pioneer. In 1936, she … Continue reading

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Feb. 17th, 2009

I hope you are all staying warm and happy this winter. Things on my end have been different, interesting and pretty much fun. I am currently involved in a few nice projects… One: I am very excited to be involved … Continue reading

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AUG. 11, 2008

Greetings!  I’m baaaack… I’ll just say that I MEAN to update this page more often, so keep coming back! This summer has been an outstanding one for me.  June brought some fun gigs – Minton’s with Joel Forrester, playing a … Continue reading

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FEB. ’08

A lot going on these days here, I’m happy to report. While the gig season is slow for me, I’m using the time to write music, practice, and figure out the ins and outs of being an “artistic director” of … Continue reading

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NOV. ’07

Another autumn in New York. My favorite season with a big feeling of renewal. This year I have many things to be grateful for. 2 new projects to love and to sell: “Speak, Spake, Spoke” with Kirpal Gordon has been … Continue reading

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Summer ’07

ACK! Is it possible that a year slipped by me w/out updating my “Digressions” page? I guess so. Well, I’m baaaack… All the reports are good here. I’ve just returned from my 7th year of teaching at the Litchfield Jazz … Continue reading

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Summer ’06

Thanks for coming to my website. I just realized how long it’s been since I’ve written anything here! Yikes! I will be better at updating this from now on…no, really. Well, this summer is panning out beautifully for me. I’ve … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2004

Ahh, nothing like December to take stock of what happened this past year and think about what i’d like to see happen in ’05… For me, a highlight came on my 2 month road trip around the US w/ Kirpal … Continue reading

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